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The Fishery Elstree

Watford Road, Elstree WD6 3BE, England
+44 20 8953 2604
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“whitebait” (7 reviews)
“greek salad” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Watford Road, Elstree WD6 3BE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a pleasant afternoon with 6 members of my family having lunch on the front terrace overlooking the lake opposite. Very good service from Paula who assisted us with every request we had. She was pleasantly engaging with children and overall very helpful. We...More

1  Thank iryna600
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Thanks for visiting and for leaving a review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your visit and were well looked after. And also that you visited on a good day to enjoy the beautiful surroundings here. I have passed on your kind words to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently ate there and overall a good meal! Our booking was for 6 adults and 8 kids. When ordering from the bar, i would say they seemed pretty unresponsive to some requests but the service at our table was very good. We ate and they...More

Thank LozCd
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to share your kind words, I will see that they are passed onto the whole team. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food and were well looked after on your visit. I know it can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passed by the pub many times before but never visited. Located opposite Aldenham Reservoir with main road passing between making turning out of the car park interesting. The food was excellent and nicely presented, definitely worth a revisit.

Thank Nick F
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nick Thanks for visiting and for leaving a review. I'm glad you liked the pub and enjoyed the food, and I'm glad the weather has been good enough to enjoy our beautiful surroundings this summer. I hope to see you again soon Thanks Dan

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Visited this restaurant prior to a business meeting.Made it clear to the proprietor that we needed to be served quickly. We were! So thanks for that. But sadly the food was mostly disappointing. The 'Thai beef' was actually rather fatty strips of overcooked meat sort...More

1  Thank Pete T
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pete Thanks for visiting and for your feedback. I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy the food. The stir-fry is a great option if you're in a hurry, but I'm sorry to read that you didn't enjoy it. It's one of our best sellers. I'm...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I came here with my family for a meal and ordered a Camembert without looking at the price, my bad but I was stunned when the bill came out and saw it was £14. I also ordered my son the fish fingers and chips and...More

Thank jay0s89
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi Jay Thanks for visiting and for leaving a review. I'm sorry that you were so disappointed by your visit. We will look at ways we can improve our food and service going forward. The price of the Camembert is based on the fact that...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

I have been to the fishery many times and the food has been really good, but as I partner ordered Honey Roast Gammon and the waiter brought Lamb Shank, was really appalling ? Wine was ordered and a starter so much so that we had...More

Thank tndsz
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to leave your feedback. Let me start by addressing the headline of your review regarding rodents. We do not currently have a problem with rodents at this pub and never have. We are however located beside...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We have been here for drinks previously, and seeing food always comes out looking delicious, decided today we would try the food, so glad we did I had roast beef, my goodness beef so tender literally melted in my mouth roast potatoes yummy and plentiful...More

2  Thank kim m
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Kim, Thanks for taking the time to share your kind words, I will make sure that they are passed on to all of the team who looked after you. I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and were able to enjoy our beautiful surroundings here....More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Second time I have written a negative review for this pub and this was my first time back since my last review about a year ago. After checking with the pub by phone and Web site the time the kitchen closed (9pm)and telling them we...More

1  Thank Happyhippy11_11
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to share your feedback bringing this to my attention. I am very sorry that you experienced this problem at The Fishery. I have taken the opportunity to email all of the management staff – and will...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great food great staff excellent gin collection. We had starters and mains and we're both very happy

Thank annoyed couple
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you had a good time at the Fishery, were well looked after and enjoyed your food and our gin collection. I hope to see you again soon Kind regards Dan

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Sorry to be one of these people!! Went today for lunch with friends and family, and was Shocked that we was all eating while people felt it was ok to be Smoking within 2 feet of us, also the same happening to other families! The...More

Thank infoL1542ID
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Fishery Elstree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Thanks for visiting and for your feedback. I'm sorry that you were left disappointed by your visit. We do allow smoking in our outside areas and provide ashtrays for customers. We are also pretty up-front about this offer and hope that people realise that...More

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Stephen S
14 September 2017|
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Response from TheFisheryElstree | Property representative |
As the owner operator of this business I can confirm dogs are allowed inside in the bar area as well as outside. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watford Road, Elstree WD6 3BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Elstree
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8953 2604
  • E-mail
Description
The Fishery has been built on the ethos of providing the freshest, highest quality food every day. We believe freshly caught, picked & harvested is the way food should be enjoyed, with every mouthful bursting with hearty, wholesome flavour. The Fishery Chefs are passionate about delivering the very best produce, locally sourced and simply prepared. The Fishery's well-stocked bar offers a wide selection of spirits, including our "Gin-spiration" Menu of speciality gins, a wide and varied wine list and a wide selection of beer, lager and ale on tap and by the bottle.
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